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10th International Cloud Expo, held on June 11-14, 2012 at the Javits Center in New York City, featured four content-packed days with a rich array of sessions about the business and technical value of cloud computing led by exceptional speakers from every sector of the cloud computing ecosystem. The Cloud Expo series is the fastest-growing Enterprise IT event in the past 10 years, devoted to every aspect of delivering massively scalable enterprise IT as a service. We invite you to enjoy our photo album of the show - we'll be adding new images all week. ... (more)

Cloud Expo New York Call for Papers Now Open

Early Bird Savings Cloud Expo Cloud computing is a game changer. The cloud is disrupting traditional software and hardware business models by disrupting how IT service gets delivered. Entrepreneurial opportunities abound as this classic disruptive technology begins to proliferate, so it is no surprise that SYS-CON's industry-leading International Cloud Expo is going from strength to strength. The 5th International Cloud Expo, to be held April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York, NY, announces that its Call for Papers is fast approaching. Topics on which submission are welcome include all aspects of providing or using massively scalable IT-related capabilities as a service using Internet technologies (see suggested examples below). Help plant your flag in the fast-expanding business opportunity that is The Cloud: submit your speaking propos... (more)

Cloud People: A Who's Who of Cloud Computing

Behind every cloud service or cloud-based solution, there are real people... A robust ecosystem of solutions providers has emerged around cloud computing. But who are the CEOs & CTOs behind those providers, who are the internal and external entrepreneurs driving companies involved in the Cloud, who are the leading engineers, developers, analysts, researchers, marketing professionals, authors...who, in short, are the people behind the cloud? This list will be updated weekly between now and November 4-7, 2013, when 13th Cloud Expo | Cloud Expo Silicon Valley opens its doors in the Santa Clara Convention Center, in the heart of California's Silicon Valley. Here are some highly prominent "Cloud People" to kick off with... RANDY BIAS | @randybias "Randy Bias is visionary. He sees things others don't." [Emphasis added.] That is how Mårten Mickos puts it, as succinctly as ever.... (more)

Challenger Mobile Joins the Google Android Movement

Challenger Mobile, the white label mobile VoIP technology company, has announced the launch during the fall of its ground-breaking platform for Google's Android mobile operating system. Challenger Mobile will allow mobile operators, wireless ISPs and related service providers to now deliver mVoIP services to customers switching to Android-based mobile phones, which utilize the innovative operating system developed by one of the tech world's biggest companies -- Google. As the primary competitor to Apple's iPhone operating system, Google's open source Android mobile operating system is made available at no cost to phone manufacturers including Sony Ericsson, Nokia, Samsung, Motorola, HTC and others. Android allows for a range of different touch-screen cell phones and smartphones to offer the user-friendly experience that is often associated with the iPhone. Android ... (more)

A Message from Barry X Lynn, CEO 3Tera

3Tera Session at Cloud Expo We started 3Tera to radically ease the way IT deploys, maintains and scales - MANAGES - applications. Our AppLogic® cloud computing platform provides the foundation of our partners' orchestration of cloud services for public and private clouds around the world. Today, we're taking the next step in moving toward making cloud computing mainstream by joining CA. CA and 3Tera share a common vision for the future of cloud computing, and we are excited about the opportunities that this acquisition will create for our customers, partners and their cloud users. This is a historic moment in Cloud Computing. The significance of this acquisition is a heck of a lot more than just a land grab in a hot space. We are confident that as a team, CA and 3Tera, will extend our leadership of the cloud computing platform market. We are honored, given the pleth... (more)

"Hard Work Pays Off" – Exclusive Q&A with Alan Meckler, Chairman and CEO, Jupitermedia Corporation

(March 23, 2006 - 10:30 AM) - Jupitermedia, Jupiterweb, Jupiterresearch, Jupiterimages—in the seven brief years since selling Mecklermedia, the Chairman and CEO of Jupitermedia, Alan Meckler (pictured), has crammed in what most business leaders would happily have accepted as their entire lifetime's achievement. SYS-CON Media group publisher and editorial director Jeremy Geelan caught up with him to celebrate the new i-technology year, and here's what he had to say... JEREMY GEELAN: Thanks for taking the time to speak with SYS-CON Media. Your industry reputation naturally precedes you, but for anyone reading this who has been living in a cave for the past decade, can you just summarize what's been happening with you since selling Mecklermedia to Penton in November 1998? ALAN MECKLER: The same old stuff. Building a public company. Of course there have been twists alon... (more)

The Top 150 Players in Cloud Computing

Cloud Expo Early Bird Savings A robust ecosystem of solutions providers is emerging around cloud computing. Here, SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Journal expands its list of most active players in the fast-emerging Cloud Ecosystem, from the 'mere' 100 we identified back in January of this year, to half as many again - testimony, if any further were needed, to the fierce and continuing growth of the "Elastic IT" paradigm throughout the world of enterprise computing. Editorial note: The words in quotation marks used to describe the various services and solutions in this round-up are in every case taken from the Web sites cited. As ever we encourage software engineers, developers, IT operations managers, and new/growing companies in every case to "suck it and see" by downloading or otherwise sampling the offering in question for themselves. (Omissions to this Top 150 list sh... (more)

AJAX and RIA Market Is Heating Up: Sun CEO

"The economy might be cooling down, but the RIA market is definitely heating up," declared Sun's CEO Jonathan Schwartz recently in his widely-read industry blog. Schwartz was writing as Sun shipped its 100,000,000th JavaFX runtime - a download rate that makes it the fastest growing RIA platform on the market and demonstrating the fastest adoption of any product Sun has ever shipped. "What you can do with Flash is comparable to Silverlight, and again comparable to JavaFX," Schwartz noted, adding: "That said, must you use JavaFX or Flash or Silverlight to be a part of the rich internet future? Well, no - Apple used Objective-C for the iPhone, after all, completely discrediting the purist notion that if the app isn't written with a web scripting language, it isn't fashion forward." Schwartz underlined the happy fact that the 100,000,000 milestone was reached just in tim... (more)

SOA World 2009 West: Call for Papers Deadline June 30

The conference theme of the 16th International SOA World Conference & Expo, to be held September 22–23, 2009 in San Francisco, CA, is 'Services - The Mainstay of the New Web Revolution.' The Call for Papers, which is now open, welcomes submissions from exceptional speakers with high-quality use cases of investing in SOA to provide strong return on investment (ROI). Case studies from companies that have chosen to invest in service-oriented architecture, with measurable benefits, are especially encouraged. Co-located with 8th International AJAXWorld RIA Conference & Expo, the combined event will feature 100+ breakout sessions, General Sessions, industry keynotes and discussion panels, as well as a 2-day Expo Floor. The submissions process is 100% online: Call for Papers Now Open - Submit Your Speaking Proposal Here ! (Deadline June 30, 2009) If you have something substa... (more)

9th Cloud Expo | Speaker Faculty A–Z

With Cloud Expo Silicon Valley (9th Cloud Expo) beginning its final two days at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, let's remind you in greater detail about all the the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical program at the conference... We have technical and strategy sessions for you dealing with every nook and cranny of Cloud Computing, but what of those who are presenting? Who are they, where do they work, what else have they written and/or said about the Cloud that is transforming the world of Enterprise IT? Just click on the speaker name of your choice to go straight to the relevant Cloud Expo Speaker Profile. Brett Adam - CTO at rPath Michael Adams - GPM at VMware Brian Adler - Sr. Professional Services Architect at RightScale Rahul Akolkar - Services Cloud Platform  team at IBM Allen Allison - Chief Security Officer at NaviS... (more)

Mobility News Weekly – Week of January 6, 2013

The Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read Kevin Benedict’s What’s New in HTML5 Also read M2M News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobile Health News Weekly Also read SMAC News Weekly Intel will launch a new Atom processor code-named Lexington aimed at emerging markets in a move to put more of its chips into smartphones.  The V.P. for Intel's Mobile and Communications Group, said Acer, Africa-based Safaricom, and Lava, based in India, will announce products based on Lexington in the first quarter. Read Original Content While recent data indicates Google's Android oper... (more)